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“Strangers kiss softly as moths” by Xabiso Vili

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]A quote from Michael Ondaatje’s “In the skin of a lion” You burnt me With your singed, Still-warm fluttering Kisses, Or was it I Who burnt you? I still can’t decide Who was the flame...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 2 Feb 2015

this week's writing prompt: ...freedom's way Taken from Langston Hughes' I Dream A World Poem. To celebrate his birthday, Google honoured him with this wonderful doodle. [youtube id="bPF3mSy6TvM" width="620" height="360"] 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below...

of dusk and dawn. by Luci Black

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Dressed in our resplendent nature we deceive the eyes of onlookers with our dazzling halos, bright smiles and head to toes oozing of confidence. Disguised in our obfuscate designs we enthrall the hearts of those...

Liberation Day by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]My only regret is never learning how to fly There seems to be so much freedom in the sky On a vertical, diagonal rise guiding the wind Piloting my destiny on the glide I imagine...

Cornucopia (Words to the womb of Man) by Mapule Mohulatsi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]A vision of reciprocative reflective seizures impregnated by bodies chanting in a fallen forest, nymphets kneeling knitting knives into the rising dust - A vision galvanized into singing of butterfly shadows to the murky horizon...